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The Maine Department of Environmental Protection is responsible for licensing, enforcement and oversight of various land development activities. This includes review of developments that may have a substantial effect upon the environment. It also includes developing management programs and establishing sound environmental standards that will prevent the degradation of and encourage the enhancement of Maine's natural resources.
Program Quick Links
- Natural Resources Protection Act (NRPA)
- Site Location of Development
- Shoreland Zoning
- Watershed Management
- Erosion & Sedimentation Control
- Hydropower & Dams
- Wind Energy Development
Major Projects Before the Department - Projects, such as wind energy, dredging and others under Department review.
Wind Energy - General information on the regulation of wind energy.